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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 模様 (moyou)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 模様 (moyou)

Kana: もよう
Kanji: 模様
Romaji: moyou
Type: Noun

Meaning: pattern, figure, design, state, condition, conjecture of the current situation, the way it seems, model, pattern, example, indicates that that noun seems likely (e.g. rain or storm), framework (in go), territorial framework
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

敵味方ともにデータが収集できるようになっており、作戦本部のコンピューターで戦闘の模様を追跡することができる。
teki mikata tomo ni deeta ga shuushuu dekiru you ni natte ori, sakusen honbu no konpyuutaa de sentou no moyou o tsuiseki suru koto ga dekiru.
Both the good guys and the bad guys are wired, so their actions can be followed on computers at a centralized control center.

そのあと、中国がWTOに加盟するときの約定で関税が下がったので、新車価格も下がり、多くの家族が予定を前倒しして買った模様です。
sono ato, chuugoku ga daburyuutiioo ni kamei suru toki no yakujou de kanzei ga sagatta node, shinsha kakaku mo sagari, ooku no kazoku ga yotei o maedaoshi shite katta moyou desu.
Since then, coupled with dropping car prices due to China’s commitment to reduce tariffs after joining the WTO, a large number of families have advanced their timetable of buying a car.

模様 (moyou)

わたしは、会見の模様を、ざっとかいつまんで、彼女に話して聞かせた。
watashi wa, kaiken no moyou o, zatto kaitsumande, kanojo ni hanashite kikaseta.
I gave her a brief resume of the interview.

ヒトラーとの会談の模様を記した海軍総司令官レーダー提督の記録によると、ヒトラーはまだドイツのためにノルウェーの中立維持が最善であるという確信と、英軍の上陸が迫っているという恐れの間で、決心がつきかねていた。
hitoraa to no kaidan no moyou o shirushita kaigun soushireikan reedaa teitoku no kiroku ni yoru to, hitoraa wa mada doitsu no tame ni noruuee no chuuritsu iji ga saizen de aru to iu kakushin to, eigun no jouriku ga sematte iru to iu osore no aida de, kesshin ga tsukikanete ita.
The records of Raeder’s conferences with Hitler show that Hitler was still torn between his conviction that the the maintenance of Horway’s neutrality is the best thing for Germany and his fear of an imminent British landing there.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 样子 (yàngzi)
Korean: 무늬 (munui)

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